Raila: Some people are ‘obsessed’ with 2022 campaigns


Raila at Bar Opuk Primary School in Bondo. Photo/GEORGE AMOLO

In Summary

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta recently echoed similar sentiments saying politicians should stop 2022 campaigns.
  • And in a turn of events, Raila on Saturday rubbished calls for a referendum.
  • The former PM denied earlier reports it was top on his agenda after the famous handshake.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has warned that it is premature to begin 2022 election campaigns.

Raila lamented that there are some people obsessed with campaigning yet Kenyans just came for a vigorous electioneering period.

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According to Raila, the time for campaigns will come later and those interested in running for electoral seats should be patient.

He reiterated that leaders must now focus on projects that will build the economy.

President Uhuru Kenyatta recently echoed similar sentiments saying politicians should stop 2022 campaigns.

Raila at Bar Opuk Primary School in Bondo. Photo/GEORGE AMOLO
Raila at Bar Opuk Primary School in Bondo. Photo/GEORGE AMOLO

 

And in a turn of events, Raila on Saturday rubbished calls for a referendum saying proposed changes in the Constitution are premature.

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The former Prime Minister denied earlier reports it was top on his agenda after the famous handshake with President Kenyatta.

He instead noted that such a proposal can only be made if advised by the 14-member advisory team.

Raila was speaking at Bar-Opuk Primary School in Bondo on Saturday where he commissioned several projects.

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